The Celtics have had a plethora of lovable role players in recent years. From Walter McCarty to Mickael Pietrus, Eddie House and Leon Powe — the C's have had no shortage of reserves who have captivated the fan base. Delonte West was no different.
West, a Celtics 1st round pick in 2004, played with the team from '04-'07 before being traded in the Ray Allen deal, and then returned for an injury plagued 2010-11 season with the team. His signature look, all out style of play and sometimes bizarre off the court antics made him a fan favorite, and someone that many people would love to see return to Boston for a 3rd go round with the team.
However, it's not that simple. Delonte did not play in the NBA last season after being cut by the Mavericks for disciplinary reasons in late October, just the latest in a long line of off court issues for the guard who suffers from bipolar disorder.
Of course the biggest issue of all took place in 2009, when West, then a member of t...